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Gender of 2 Silkies 16½ weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tina holmberg, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. tina holmberg

    tina holmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    Could someone please help me with the gender of my 2 16½ weeks old Silkies.

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    Silkie 2
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    I'm afraid it's 2 roostes
     
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2009
  2. tina holmberg

    tina holmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    Any Silkie experts ????
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Number 1 looks like a hen and number 2 looks like a rooster, IMO.
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Both look like roos to me.
     
  5. natkev

    natkev Out Of The Brooder

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    both are roosters
     
  6. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree 2 roos...sorry..
    melinda
     
  7. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Boys...
     
  8. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I say both are roo's
     
  9. tina holmberg

    tina holmberg Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, they can always make a good meal
    Thanks for the answers
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2009
  10. quenston

    quenston Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Wyandotte Ok
    I agree with the roo votes!!
     

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